Is there a sizeable cuban or puerto Rican population in L A ?

You'd think there would be ones who are bored of New York or Miami who migrate out there, because there's a lot of Spanish speakers and a lot of hopes in the entertainment industry

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Turns out Miami and NYC also have thriving facets of the entertainment industry and plenty of Cubans and Puerto Ricans who've become successful in those places. There are about 50K Cubans in L.A. and around 20K Puerto Ricans. But surely you realize that Mexicans and Mexican-Americans don't always get along with Cubans and Puerto Ricans and this may be why L.A.'s kind of Spanish speaker isn't the type they feel comfortable with.

  • 3 weeks ago

    There are a quite a few actors and actresses of Cuban or Puerto Rican descent. Otherwise, I don't know why you'd expect them to migrate west. They don't feel they have that much in common with the Mexicans in L.A. just because they all speak Spanish. 

    • Eastside Guz
      Lv 6
      3 weeks agoReport

      Cuba & Puerto Rico are faraway from Los Angeles. They are closer to Miami & NYC where you will find a sizeable population. They just tend to mix in with the Mexicans here close to the border (3 hours +) or other latinos here since the late 17th century (californios).

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